Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public.
Name of Committee: Pediatric Oncology Subcommittee of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee.
General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues.
Date and Time: The meeting will be held on October 17, 2002, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Advisory Committee conference room 1066, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD.
Contact Person: Thomas H. Perez, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (HFD-21), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-6758, or e-mail: PerezT@cder.fda.gov or the FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138 (301-443-0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 12542. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting.
Agenda: The subcommittee will discuss the timing of the initiation of pediatric oncology clinical studies in a drug development program. The input from this meeting will be used in developing FDA policy to the application of the pediatric rule and the issuance of written requests under the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act.
Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the subcommittee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person by October 10, 2002. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person before October 10, 2002, and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation.
Persons attending FDA's advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets.
FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please notify Thomas Perez at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 2).Start Signature
Dated: September, 20, 2002.
Linda Arey Skladany,
Senior Associate Commissioner for External Relations.
[FR Doc. 02-24677 Filed 9-27-02; 8:45 am]
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